Law of sport and non-profit organisations

We work with a wide range of clients: athletes, professional or amateur clubs set up as non-profits and/or companies, federations and event organisers, sports marketing agencies, advertisers, etc. We assist them with all their legal issues, from negotiating and drafting their contractual documents and by-laws, advising them on their organisation's growth strategy or defending them in the civil, commercial, administrative and criminal courts. Our team works with the firm’s other departments to provide the multi-disciplinary expertise needed in the sports industry.

Advisory services

  • Assistance with structuring with a view to professionalization (partnership agreement)
  • Company formation (advice on choice of form, drafting of by-laws, shareholder agreements, rules of procedure)
  • Mergers and understandings
  • Drafting constitutive documents

  • Drafting general regulations
  • Amicable or judicial dissolution / liquidation
  • Annual legal follow-up
  • Contract negotiation and drafting - sponsorship, image and publishing, patronage, guarantees, service agreements, employment, indivision, licence
  • Terms and conditions of sale and use, GDPR compliance

Litigation

  • Disciplinary litigation (including doping – National Olympic Committee conciliation and administrative litigation)
  • Sports corruption (fraudulent betting – conducting proceedings before the national financial prosecution service)
  • Member disputes
  • Contractual / commercial litigation

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